Reading Time: 26 minutes Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, has been sentenced to three years in prison. Here’s the backstory you need to know.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Opinion: More than a few of us ask each day lately, “How did we get here?” Well, it all began 26 years ago, in Houston, Texas, and I was there.
Reading Time: 26 minutes Michael Cohen has been in and out of the news, most lately pleading guilty to lying to Congress. Check out his mysterious backstory with the former USSR — which may explain why Trump originally hired him.
Reading Time: 5 minutes President Donald Trump loves the world’s strongmen for their power, preeminence, and the deference that surrounds them. They love him for his spin.
Reading Time: 2 minutes An orderly Brexit could actually enable grand European projects such as a common army. Whether that would fix relations with the US is another matter.
Reading Time: 4 minutes When President Donald Trump tweets endorsements, he sends a subtle message to Americans that they are in danger and that only Republicans will keep them safe.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Late on Friday, amid major international uproar and after more than two weeks of denials as well as several days of speculation that it would do just that, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in its consulate in Istanbul. A day later, even President Donald Trump, who initially attempted to Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Trump administration’s contempt for international courts deepens American unilateralism and emboldens rogue action.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The Trump administration’s decision to block extending the temporary immigration status of hundreds of thousands of people living in the US threatens to turn lives upside down. The final decision on whether the administration’s orders stand is currently being fought in the courts and Congress.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A look at how a country filled with sexism, racism, nostalgia, and class division is ripe for fascist politics to take over via seemingly democratic means.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Power, corruption, deception — and why it works.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing sanctions for trying to interfere in elections is being criticized as too little, too late by lawmakers from both parties.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent New York Times op-ed by an anonymous high-level administration official bemoans the dangers of President Donald Trump. But the ideology of this self-described “resistance” member may be even worse: it masks itself as “sanity” — while promoting some of the same dangerous policies.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Yes, it’s back. We’ve dug deep into the Silicon-mine to find the most shiny, glittering nuggets of presidential twittery.
Reading Time: 26 minutes Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to a number of federal charges, putting President Donald Trump in legal jeopardy. Here’s the strange history of how a relatively unknown lawyer with Russian and Ukrainian ties became intertwined with the Trump empire.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A Russian network of spambots recently attacked WhoWhatWhy. That we were targeted isn’t surprising, but what they targeted is very interesting.
Reading Time: 2 minutes While the rest of the media was busy providing wall-to-wall coverage of a spat between two former reality TV stars, WhoWhatWhy delivered solid news.
Reading Time: 2 minutes WhoWhatWhy founder and Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker talks with radio host Tom Hartmann about the itchy trigger fingers of past presidents, and whether Trump could launch another war to both distract and make himself look tough.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Newly released documents from President Donald Trump’s now defunct voter fraud commission — ostensibly created to investigate “millions” of illegal votes — confirm that there was never any there there.
Reading Time: 3 minutes After President Donald Trump attacked LeBron James on Twitter — in the same week that the basketball star opened a school for children in need — we thought it might be fun to compare the charitable records of both men. The result is a slam dunk.